By Rob Hamilton
The Mount Gilead softball team won its sectional opener on Tuesday.
Competing at home against Marion Pleasant, the Lady Indians picked up a 7-5 win to move on in the postseason.
Cardington earned a non-league win over Lancaster by a 3-2 margin on Tuesday.
The Pirates led 1-0 after two innings, but gave up two in the top of the fifth to fall in a hole. However, they would get those runs back in the bottom of the inning and held on for the win.
Riley Burchett picked up a home run for the team. Genevieve Longsdorf earned the win. She struck out six, walked three and gave up six hits.
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